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Park increases lead in women's world rankings

Inbee Park outdueled Suzann Pettersen in China this Sunday to increase her lead atop this week's world rankings.
Anna Nordqvist climbs to No. 14 in women's golf rankings

Anna Nordqvist climbs to No. 14 in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist's third career LPGA victory pushes her to 14th and third-place finisher Catriona Matthew returns to No. 10 in the women's world golf rankings.

Nordqvist keeps lead at LPGA tournament in Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist shot even-par 72 Friday in retaining a one-stroke lead after 36 holes of the Honda LPGA Thailand golf tournament.

Nordqvist leads at Honda LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Anna Nordqvist opened with three straight birdies Thursday in taking the first-round lead at the Honda LPGA Thailand tournament.
Karrie Webb back to seventh in women's golf rankings

Karrie Webb back to seventh in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Karrie Webb became the 11th player to collect 40 LPGA titles and took over the No. 7 spot in the women's world golf rankings.
Karrie Webb wins Women's Australian Open

Karrie Webb wins Women's Australian Open

VICTORIA, Australia, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame golfer Karrie Webb captured her 40th LPGA title with a one-stroke victory Sunday at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in her home country.

Course record worth share of LPGA lead for Chella Choi

VICTORIA, Australia, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Chella Choi, closing with four birdies and an eagle, shot a 10-under-par 62 Saturday and shares first with Minjee Lee at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.

Ace and eagle help Hedwall take Women's Australian Open lead

VICTORIA, Australia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Caroline Hedwall had a hole-in-one and an eagle Friday in moving into the lead after two rounds of the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.
Pettersen takes lead at Women's Australian Open

Pettersen takes lead at Women's Australian Open

VICTORIA, Australia, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Suzann Pettersen, her scorecard dotted with nine birdies, took a one-stroke lead in first-round play Thursday at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.

Cheyenne Woods gains 209 places in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Cheyenne Woods collected her second professional title at the Australian Ladies Masters and jumps 209 places in the world women's golf rankings.
Korda jumps in women's golf rankings after LPGA win

Korda jumps in women's golf rankings after LPGA win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Jessica Korda's win in the LPGA's season-opening tournament improves her standing in the women's world golf rankings by 16 spots.
Inbee Park ranked No. 1 as LPGA 2014 season begins

Inbee Park ranked No. 1 as LPGA 2014 season begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The 2014 LPGA season gets under way this week with Inbee Park holding the No. 1 spot in the world women's golf rankings.
List of 2013 sports champions

List of 2013 sports champions

Sports champions for 2013
By United Press International
At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

Suspensions for alleged banned substance use, a bombing at the end of the one of the most prestigious marathons and long-term issues from sports injuries top the year in sports.
JOHN HENDEL, UPI Executive Editor at Large

Jang Ha-na makes move in women's golf rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Jang Ha-na's victory at the Hyundai China Ladies Open boosts her eight spots to No. 14 in the women's world golf rankings in Monday's update.
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Suzann Pettersen (born 7 April 1981) is a Norwegian professional golfer. She plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, and is also a member of the Ladies European Tour. Her career best world ranking is second. She has held that position at several times, most recently beginning 22 August 2011.

Pettersen was born in Oslo, Norway, and was a successful amateur golfer. She is a five-time Norwegian Amateur Champion (1996–2000), and won the British Girls Championship in 1999. She represented Norway in the Espirito Santo Trophy World Amateur Team Championship in 1998 and 2000, becoming World Amateur Champion in her second appearance. She also represented Europe in the 1997 and 1999 Junior Ryder Cup Matches.

Pettersen turned professional in September 2000 at age 19 and gained her Ladies European Tour card with an 11th place finish at the 2001 LET Qualifying School. In her 2001 rookie season, she played in ten events without missing a cut. In her second start as a professional, Pettersen won the Open de France Dames in a playoff over Becky Morgan. She finished second on the Order of Merit and was named LET Rookie of the Year.

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